Fast Facts

  • Her father, Sebastian, is the 14th Laird of Warthill and the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie.
  • Grew up in Lickleyhead Castle, the family's 15th century ancestral seat; her family also owns the 12th century Warthill Castle in Aberdeenshire.
  • Won a Scottish BAFTA award for New Talent for her professional acting debut in the TV movie New Town (2009).
  • Appeared in Bedlam at the Globe Theatre in 2010.
  • Had to take an archery course after she was cast as Ygritte in Game of Thrones in 2012.


  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Candida Lesle — Mother
  • Portia — Sister
  • William Arbuthnot-Leslie — Brother
  • Sofia — Sister
  • Kit Harington — Significant Other
  • John Arbuthnot-Leslie — Brother
  • Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie — Father


  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England (2008)


  • Birth Name: Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie
  • Birth Place: Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Profession: Actor

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